The Benefits of Weight Training

For some, the weight section in Allegria is an automatic “no-fly zone.” The stack of weights is either beloved or avoided among gym-goers and weights have long fought a reputation problem. Weight aversion happens for a variety of reasons including fear of injury or concern of bulking, but some of these perceptions are myths that are…

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Meet Jimme Lyn Our Club Manager and Learn Why Yoga Is Her Go-to

Every program, event and class at Allegria is artfully designed by our staff and catered to our beautiful community and incredible members. As we enter one of our busiest times of the year, we thought you should meet the woman behind so many of those efforts, Jimme Lyn Gatz. Jimme is new to the Valley,…

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7 Exercises to Help Define Your Core for Ski Season

Your core muscles serve a variety of purposes from posture to improving athletic performance. Contrary to popular belief, defining your core does not have to be a daunting challenge and can be marginally improved by introducing a few movements into your fitness routine. As we enter ski season, core-work is coming back into focus, and…

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6 Life Lessons We Learned From Yoga

Last month was National Yoga Month and our extra time on the mat has inspired us to think of ways we can take the practice of yoga out into other aspects of our life. Many of the things that are natural when in a yoga class can also be assets outside of class. These six…

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Trainer Spotlight: Meet Kara and Learn Why Age Does Matter!

When it comes to Vail Valley “discovery stories” few rival the eventful path that led our trainer Kara Wickman here. Kara was first introduced to Vail as a member of a traveling street performance team, quickly fell in love with the mountains and a year later started calling this beautiful valley home. Now, nearly two…

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